Feb 18, 2013 3:00am PST
. is obama's bill repeats the failures of past legislation and dead on arrival in congress. has the president concluded it's time for him to drive this reform and would that not kill what is being put together on capitol hill? >> on the contrary, the president, i think you saw congressman ryan and many others commented. even president bush's former speech writer commented favorably on the president's the approach we are taking to immigration reform. let's strengthen our borders and make sure there is an earned path to citizenship, provided people who earn it learn their english and pay their back taxes and have a criminal background tax. and make sure the legal immigration system is a reasonable opportunity for people so that they don't get kicked out of the system by others. we're going to continue to do that. the fact of this report, david, i think all it says to me is that we are doing exactly what we said we would do, which is we will be prepared in the event that the bipartisan talks going on the hill which, by the way, were aggressively supporting. if those do not work out, then we will
Feb 4, 2013 3:00am PST
. >> president obama, his last campaign promise to the american people, the final debate, this is what he said about sequester. >> first of all, sequester is not something that i proposed. it's something that congress has proposed. it will not happen. >> he said it will not happen. you're preparing for it to happen. it seems paul ryan was just on "meet the press" last week and he said it's more likely to happen than not. in your view, is this going to happen? >> in a world of responsible politics, it should not happen. >> ok. we don't live in that world right now. are you assuming it's going to happen? >> look, we've got to plan for that possibility. because there are so many members that are saying we're going to let it take place. but i have to tell you, it is irresponsible. for it to happen. i mean, why in god's name would members of congress elected by the american people take a step that would badly damage our national defense? but more importantly, undermine the support for our men and women in uniform. why would you do that? >> general dempsey, you have said this would be catastrophic.
Feb 21, 2013 4:30am PST
getting in a white dodge charger. the victims were not seriously hurt. >>> president obama may be joining the effort to overturn california's ban on same-sex marriage. this morning the white house says the president is considering urging the supreme court to overturn proposition 8. the president has expressed his support for gay marriage saying his administration would do whatever it could to promote marriage equality. the administration has until the end of this month to intervene in the case by filing a friend of the court brief. >>> 4:34. this morning the oakland a's are one step closer to moving to the south bay. "l.a. times" reporting the commissioner's office has given the organization tentative guidelines for the potential move. as of now, it's unclear what specifically is laid out in those guidelines but if the organization can satisfy them, the commissioner, bud selig, could let club owners vote on it. the article does point out this does not guarantee the a's will come to san jose any time soon or at all. major hurdle, the giants own territorial rights in the south bay and they
Feb 20, 2013 5:00am PST
in china. the obama administration rattling sabres. we'll look at that in a little bit. >> thank you, scott. >> now to the forecast with christina loren. i was expecting a cold morning. >> i was so cold yesterday. >> yeah. it was a cold day. this morning we are near records at 5:13. good morning to you. want to show you some live pictures across the bay area. get your day off to a good start at 5:13. this is san francisco. you can see clearly we don't have any fog to report in this particular area. you might find ragged patches of fog sticking to the coastal mountains. 5:13 in san jose. look how dark it is. but temperatures aren't that bad here in the south bay just yet. just you wait. the next couple hours we'll drop off and the numbers will fall into the 20s. 39 degrees. you're getting a break there compared to the 30 where we are in santa rosa this morning. that's definitely cold enough to damage your sensitive plants outdoors. you have time to bring them in before the coldest part of the day around sunrise at 6:50. 32 degrees in gilroy. 35 in livermore. welcome back. 35 degrees to start
Feb 18, 2013 5:00am PST
over the leaked plan. as you're about to hear, the obama administration says it's nothing more than a backup plan in case current efforts fall apart. some republicans are not buying it and insist the leak was absolutely intentional. >> this is the president torpedoing his own plan and shows me he's not serious. >> if those do not work out, we'll have an option ready to put out there. >> the gdp says the white house proposal would be dead on arrival if it came up for a vote today. as for that bipartisan bill that a group of eight senators are working on, again that's to be revealed in march. it may not be voted on until summer. coming up in my next report, what a local group fighting for immigration rights has to say about obama's not so secret plan. jon and laura? >>> meteorologist christina loren joins us again and a crisp start to the day but it might be the warmest day of the week, right? >> it's sad when you consider that we're only going to break into upper 50s today. we were so spoiled last week. we were the envy of the nation all weekend long holding onto gorgeous conditions.
Feb 1, 2013 6:00pm PST
more in a live report in a bit. >>> searching for a contraception compromise. the obama administration's new proposal. >>> one last good-bye. hillary clinton bids farewell to her state department staffers, but her departure was overshadowed by another deadly u.s. embassy attack. the latest in "world tonight" next. >>> the biggest party in new orleans. >> thousands of others tonight, time to ramp up the party, get that moment in the international spotlight. laurence scott with a look at all the chaos and everybody wants their own 15 minutes of fame, too. >> reporter: so much is going on. we're hearing from the legends, that deer antler spray, we're trying to understand with ray lewis. confusing. when you get down to it, the families are having a good time. people are talking. people are arriving. it's a big scene. it's a circus. they're getting ready for this thing. take a look. >> arguably the best wide receiver in nfl history -- >> reporter: jerry wise has seen his fair share of super bowl glory. m rice is one of many former niners on the scene sharing their thoughts on life in the sp